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Bereavement (Grief) Support Call Volunteers

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Haven Hospice

  • 30 people are interested
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Haven Hospice Healing Hearts Program focuses on providing grief support to individuals and their families who are coping with a loss/death, or anticipated loss. This has become an even greater community need as people struggle to cope amid the societal losses associated with COVID-19 pandemic and the daily life changes that often leave grievers more isolated. We are currently looking for Bereavement volunteers who are interested in providing telephone support calls, and counseling referrals, for those dealing with the loss of a loved one. (Administrative support for computer data entry is also available in this role, if desired.)

Volunteers wishing to provide direct care services to patients and families must complete a 5-hour volunteer training program, as well as a screening process that includes a reference check, a background check, a TB test, and a personal interview. After training, a one-year volunteer commitment is required. Those who have experienced the recent death of a loved one are recommended to wait at least one year before volunteering with patients and families. This opportunity has locations in the Gainesville, Lake City, Chiefland, Jacksonville, Orange Park and Palatka areas of Florida. Ages 18 and up are welcome to volunteer.

For more information about HAVEN Hospice Community Resources volunteer opportunities, please email us at: communityresources@beyourhaven.org

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About Haven Hospice

Location:

4200 NW 90th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606, US

Mission Statement

Honoring life by providing comfort, care and compassion to those we serve.

Description

Haven is the source for patients, their families and their healthcare providers to find answers to their advanced illness challenges. In addition to providing comfort through the compassionate delivery of hospice services, Haven offers Advance Care Planning, Palliative Care Consultations and Transitions services with a patient-centric focus. When health becomes a challenge, we will be your haven. For more information, visit www.beyourhaven.org or call 800-727-1889. Serving advanced illness needs in Florida since 1979 and licensed as a not-for-profit hospice since 1980.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Gainesville, FL 32608

(29.61567,-82.36591)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Family Therapy
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Psychology

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 50 hours per year

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